LESLIE ALEXANDER | CURRICULUM VITAE

Born 1954 New York, NY
Lives in Old Lyme,CT


EDUCATION


1985 M.F.A., Hunter College, New York, NY
1977 B.F.A., Philadelphia College of Art, PA
1972-74 Hamilton/Kirkland College, Clinton, NY
1972 University of Grenoble, France
1972 L'ecole des Arts Decoratifs et des Batiments, Grenoble, France


SOLO EXHIBITIONS


2015 “Royal Portraits”, Storefront Gallery, Brooklyn, NY 2012

2012 “Flora, Fauna, Flood”, Good News Gallery, Woodbury, CT

1984 "Leslie Alexander", Hunter College Gallery, New York, NY


GROUP EXHIBITIONS


2022 “Future Perfect/Imperfect : The Next Century”, Silvermine Gallery, New Canaan, CT
2016 “St Ann’s Group Show”, Luhring Augustine Gallery, New York, NY
2014 “Group show” Lesley Heller Gallery, New York, NY

2011 “Wired” Storefront Bushwick, Brooklyn, NY
2011 “30 Years” BRIC Contemporary, Brooklyn, NY
2010 “Portraits” Storefront Gallery, Brooklyn, NY
2010  Installation, American Airlines Terminal, La Guardia Airport
2007 "Design Trust" Milk Gallery, New York, NY
2007"BRIC Rotunda Gallery Benefit", Brooklyn Historical Society, NY
2005 "Brooklyn Bridge Park Conservancy benefit" Brooklyn, NY
2004 "Brooklyn Youth Chorus Benefit" Brooklyn Museum of Art, NY
2002 "20/02" Rotunda Gallery, Brooklyn, NY
2001 "Photochrome"- Directors choice, Silvermine Guild Gallery, New Canaan, CT
1998 "A Brooklyn Salon", Rotunda Gallery, Brooklyn, NY
1996 "Landscape", Fred Alger, New york, NY
1995 "Sense or Spit", SoHo Biennial, New York, NY
1995 "Mother/Daughter", Ms. Foundation, New York, NY
1995 "Benefit show",Rotunda Gallery, Brooklyn, NY
1993 "Uncommon Ground", Cleary Gottlieb, New York, NY
1992 "Brooklyn", Jack Tilton Gallery, New York, NY
1991 "Gulliver's Travels", Galerie Sophia Ungers, Koln,Germany
1991 "Photos?"A.Belcher, B.Jansen, the Starns, L.Alexander, S.Samore, Tresor d'Art, Saanenmoser, Switzerland
1990 "Post Modern Landscape; Waite, Phael, Alexander, Forg, Bechers" Fred Alger, New York, NY
1988 "Trilogy", Alexander, Hill, Francis, Rotunda Gallery, Brooklyn, NY
1987 "Pastel Anthology II", Grace Borgenicht Gallery, New York, NY
1985 "Works on Paper", Housatonic Museum of Art, Bridgeport, CT
1985 " New Talent" Silvermine Guild Center for the Arts, New Canaan, CT
1985 "The Brooklyn Landscape", Rotunda Gallery Brooklyn, NY
1985 "Art of the Northeast,USA" Silvermine Guild Center for the Arts, New Canaan, CT
1985 "On, Of ,and About Paper", Rotunda Gallery, Brooklyn, NY
1984 "Artists View of the City", Park Avenue Atrium, New York, NY
1984 "Brooklyn Waterfront Artist Coalition show" Brooklyn, NY
1984 "On,Of,and About Paper", Rotunda Gallery, Brooklyn, NY
1984 Set design for "Liz Milwe Dancers", New York, NY
1982 "National Printmaking Exhibition", Silvermine Guild Center for the Arts New Canaan, CT
1979 Etage Gallery, Philadelphia, PA
1979 "exhibit ‘79" Old City Arts Council, Philadelphia, PA

ADVISORY (1985 to present)


Chief Curator, Fred Alger Management Collection of Art, New York, NY
Independent curator for private collections and exhibitions including:

"Formulas for Revelation",1999, Rotunda Gallery, Brooklyn,NY
"Diane Davenport Alexander -A Retrospective", 2001, Silvermine Guild Gallery, New
Canaan, CT


The Rotunda Gallery Friends Committee


Board of Directors, BRIC Arts/Media/Brooklyn, Brooklyn, NY


Board of Directors, Brooklyn Museum of Art, Ex Officio representing City Council
Speaker, Christine Quinn